Proposed raised cycle zebra crossing, Town Lane Kew, Southport
Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The proposed new raised cycle zebra crossing of Town Lane Southport, forms part of the Southport East West Cycle Links Scheme, linking Kew to Southport Town Centre. The cycle friendly zebra crossing will be constructed on a raised table which will provide an at grade crossing point for pedestrians and cyclists on Town Lane. On Monday 24th September a report on Southport East West Cycle Links Scheme was approved by Licencing and Regulatory Committee, this report included all the modifications to the highway proposed as part of this scheme. The provision of a raised cycle zebra crossing was considered as part of that report.
(1) the making of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, to enable the implementation of the proposed raised cycle zebra crossing of Kew Road, Southport;
(2) the necessary legal procedures be approved, to advertise the Council’s intention to implement the Order; and
(3) in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (2) above, the Chief Legal and Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to Licensing and Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with Rule 21 of Chapter 8 (Area Committees) of the Council’s Constitution.
Reason for the Decision:
The proposed new raised crossing point forms a key part of the Southport East West Cycle Links Scheme. Providing an at grade crossing point for pedestrians and cyclists at this point will ensure the route is safe and that it is easy to use for all cyclists.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:
Publication date: 06/02/2019
Date of decision: 06/02/2019
Effective from: 14/02/2019